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‘13 Reasons Why’ brings attention to teen angst

‘13 Reasons Why’ brings attention to teen angst

Lacey Hayashi, reporter

May 5, 2017


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“13 Reasons Why” is a popular but controversial Netflix series about a teenage girl named Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) who died by suicide after making a series of tapes detailing how she felt her classmates had mistreated her. Variety magazine reported that “13 Reasons Why” i...

Photography Club takes trip to Europe

Photography Club takes trip to Europe

Sonya Park Smith, reporter

May 5, 2017


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  The Photography Club visited Europe over spring break. They went to Paris, France, and Barcelona, Spain. Including the students and chaperones, eleven people went on the trip. First they went to Paris then took a train to Barcelona. In Paris, they saw the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame and the Arc d...

New and improved

New and improved

Alexandria Buchanan, assistant editor

March 10, 2017


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The wait is over, Tigers. McKinley High School’s track, field and tennis courts officially opened in February and the track, football, and tennis teams have already started practicing in the new complex. According to athletic director Bob Morikuni, track has about 80 runners, which is more than pre...

Four alumni inducted in MHS Hall of Honor

Four alumni inducted in MHS Hall of Honor

March 10, 2017


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Franklin Yamamoto 1960 Franklin Yamamoto is from the class of 1960. He was a pediatrician, allergist, immunologist and community educator in asthma. During his high school career, Yamamoto was involved in many extracurriculars like ROTC as captain of the rifle team, Band, Key Club and more. In 19...

Tiger Time committee considering changes

Tiger Time committee considering changes

Christina Choi and Charlie Dennis

March 9, 2017


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Tiger Time is McKinley High School’s study hall period. Its effectiveness has been widely debated by teachers and students, so a Tiger Time committee has been created to reform it. Curriculum coordinator Matthew Johnson is a member of the committee. He said the committee’s goal is to change Tiger Time in...

Investigative reporting with Sacha Pfeiffer

Eileen Wang, reporter

March 8, 2017


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Pulitzer winning reporter Sacha Pfeiffer spoke to a packed crowd at the University of Hawaii at Manoa last month. Her talk was titled “Investigative Reporting in the Age of Fake News.” Pfeiffer has worked in radio and print media. She is best known for her work on the Spotlight journalism team w...

Tiger athletes volunteer at Great Aloha, Keiki Run

Alexandria Buchanan, assistant editor

March 7, 2017


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As most students slept in on Monday during Presidents Day weekend, student athletes from McKinley HS woke up early to volunteer at the Keiki Run on Feb. 18 from 6-9 a.m., and the Great Aloha Run on Feb. 20 from 4-8 a.m. Junior Suzie Park, a member on the girls varsity basketball team was one of the ...

Wrestlers place 3rd at states

Wrestlers place 3rd  at states

Alexandria Buchanan, assistant editor

March 7, 2017


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On February 17-18th, Juniors Laulii Iosefa and Ezekiel Samuelu represented McKinley at the HHSAA Chevron Wrestling State Championship Tournament at the Blaisdell. Both placed 3rd in their weight divisions. “I’m proud because I worked hard from the start of this season trying to win that state medal ...

What’s happening with anime club?

What’s happening with anime club?

Sonya Smith, reporter

February 13, 2017


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The Anime Club meets every Friday in W222. Club president junior Jamie Lee said the Anime Club is mainly social. “It’s kind of a get-together with nerds,” Lee said. Including Lee, there are about ten people in the club. During meetings, members usually watch anime cartoons and have discussions...

The Pinion Tweets Semester 1 2016-2017

The Pinion Tweets Semester 1 2016-2017

January 23, 2017


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